2018 Agenda

Trump, GOP lawmakers to take up 2018 agenda at Camp David

WASHINGTON/January 06, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump will huddle with congressional Republicans, Cabinet secretaries and aides at Camp David this weekend to discuss their 2018 legislative priorities. A long list of high-stakes topics are on the agenda, including the budget, infrastructure, immigration, welfare reform and the 2018 midterm elections. “We’re going to Camp David with a lot … Continue reading Trump, GOP lawmakers to take up 2018 agenda at Camp David

On Trump’s plate: Congress, midterm elections, North Korea

WASHINGTON/January 2, 2018   (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump has returned from an end-of-year holiday to face fresh legislative challenges, midterm elections and threats abroad. The president began the second year of his presidency with confrontational tweets targeting Iran and Pakistan. He slammed Islamabad on Monday for “lies & deceit,” saying the country had played U.S. leaders for “fools,” … Continue reading On Trump’s plate: Congress, midterm elections, North Korea

Ryan savors tax bill win, but coming fights could roil GOP

WASHINGTON /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — It was a victory lap so irresistible that Speaker Paul Ryan did it twice. When the House approved the $1.5 trillion Republican tax bill Tuesday and again Wednesday with minor changes, it was a beaming Ryan who emphatically pounded the gavel, announced the vote and applauded his bellowing GOP … Continue reading Ryan savors tax bill win, but coming fights could roil GOP